Part Time: 25 hours per week
The Friends Collaborative is seeking an organized, detail-oriented individual to manage daily operations and lead us forward to our next level of growth. This position will be instrumental to further The Friends Collaborative’s vital mission of ensuring financial circumstances are not a barrier to accessing great education at Quaker schools in Pennsylvania. The Executive Director will be responsible for creating a program and framework that positions the Friends Collaborative and its member schools for success and growth, securing vital scholarship dollars through PA’s state tax credit programs, EITC and Pre-K EITC.
The ideal candidate will collaborate with trustees and volunteers to develop a strategic fundraising plan, and anticipate, track, and communicate the deadlines, tasks, and key fundraising goals that all member schools must meet. The Director will be responsible for tracking contributions, contracts/agreements, and budgets, ensuring compliance with all reporting requirements, managing and engaging volunteers to achieve the organization’s goals, and helping donors navigate the program. Key to these tasks will be the implementation of consistent accounting policies, procedures, and reporting. The role requires strong, positive collaboration with partner organizations who provide services for the Collaborative, with contacts at the State, and with Member schools and donors.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Education, Experience and Skills
Guided by our Quaker values and the knowledge that we are strengthened by the rich diversity of our community, The Collaborative is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Anyone requiring accommodations in order to fill out the application or to participate in the application process should notify Brian Fahey at email@example.com.
Interested applicants should submit their resume and responses to the questions below, to Brian Fahey, Clerk of the Search Committee, c/o firstname.lastname@example.org by July 31, 2021.
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Please note your submissions will be anonymized for initial review by the hiring committee in an effort to make this process more objective.
The Friends Collaborative is an association of Pennsylvania Quaker schools providing need-based scholarships primarily through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs. We are affiliated with and operating under the guidance of The Friends Council on education.
The Friends Collaborative values the strength inherent in a diverse organization and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, age, disability or marital status. Candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.